Ben Moussa, A. and Chahlaoui, A. and Rour, E. and Chahboune, M. and Aboulkacem, A. and Karraouan, B. and Bouchrif, B. (2014) Serotyping and virulence of salmonella isolated in the waters of the River Khoumane (region of Meknes, Morocco) Sérotypage et virulence des Salmonella isolés dans les eaux de l'oued Khoumane (région de Meknès, Maroc). Journal of Materials and Environmental Science, 5 (2). pp. 547-552.

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Abstract

A study was conducted to estimate the prevalence, antibiotic sensitivity and distribution of serotypes and virulence genes of Salmonella in surface waters of the Khoumane River. The serotypes as well as antibiotic-resistance patterns and gene virulence of the Salmonella isolates were determined. 84 water samples were tested during the August 2010- July 2011 period. Among them, 2, 38 were positive for Salmonella. All strains were identified Salmonella Butantan. Results of antibiotic susceptibility tests showed that both Salmonella are sensitive to C3G and Quinolones and are resistant to Amoxicillin and Sulfonamides. All Salmonella strains tested were positive for the invasion gene invA and the virulence gene spvC carried by a plasmid with 54Kb size. These Salmonella can be transmitted to human populations through the use of water from the river.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: Environmental Science
Divisions: SCIENTIFIC PRODUCTION > Environmental Science
Depositing User: Administrateur Eprints Administrateur Eprints
Last Modified: 31 Jan 2020 15:47
URI: http://eprints.umi.ac.ma/id/eprint/3549

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